29th - 31st October, 2021 Kochi, India
  • UMI 2020: Program Outline

                                                                                                                                           UMI 2020: Program
                                                                                                                    Theme: Emerging Trends in Urban Mobility
                                                                                                                                           9th November, 2020

      14:30 – 15:30 Inaugural Session
      • Welcome Address by Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India
      • Key Note Address by Prof. Jan Gehl, Founder and Senior Advisor, M/s Gehl Architects
      • Address by Dr. Claudia Warning, Director-General, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
      • Address by Mr Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, Hon’ble Minister Delegate for Transport, French Ministry for the Ecological Transition
      • Release by Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

            1. Film on “Initiatives in Urban Transport during Covid – 19”
            2. Manual for Planning, Design & Implementation of City Bus Depot
            3. Manual for Planning, Design and Implementation of ITS/ MIS for Transport System
            4. Logo for Indo-German Cooperation in Urban Green Mobility
            5. Standard Specifications for Metro Neo
            6. Ushering Transformation in Urban Transportation - A Compendium of various initiatives by Indian Metros
            7. Innovative Urban Mobility Challenge

      • Inaugural Address by Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India
      • Presentation of Memento by Mr. Ajit Gupte, Indian Ambassador in Denmark to Prof. Jan Gehl
      • Vote of Thanks by Shri Jaideep, OSD (UT) & Ex. Officio Joint Secretary, MoHUA
      15:30 – 15:40 Short Break
      15:40 – 17:10 Plenary Session: Emerging Trends in Urban Mobility
      • Release by Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

            1. Executive program in Sustainable Urban Transport
            2. Tactical Urbanism Guidebook

      Chairperson - Mr Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India

      Moderator & Presenter - Dr O.P. Agarwal, CEO, World Resources Institute (WRI) - Confirmed

      Panelist

      • Mr. Alkesh Kumar Sharma, Managing Director, Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. (KMRL)
      • Dr. Surendra Kumar Bagde, General Manager, BEST Undertaking
      • Mr James Leather, Chief of Transport Sector Group in ADB
      • Prof. Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, CEPT University (also a Backup Moderator)
      • Mr Gerald Ollivier, Lead Transport Specialist, The World Bank
      • Mr Josep Laborda, Co-founder, Factual Consulting, Spain

      Rapporteur – Mr Appurva Chauhan, GIZ

      17:10 – 17:20 Short Break
      17:20 – 18:50 Breakout Session 1: Emerging Trends in Mass Transit Systems

      Moderator - Mr Jaideep, OSD (UT) & Ex Officio Joint Secretary, MoHUA, Government of India

      Presenters

      • Mr Ajay Seth, Managing Director, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL)
      • Mr V.K. Singh, Managing Director, National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC)
      • Dr Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation
      • Prof. Shivanand Swamy, Executive Director, CEPT University
      • Mr Dieter Michell-Auli, Board Member, Deutsche Bahn International Operations

      Rapporteur – Ms Sangeetha Ann, Senior Fellow, CEPT Ahmedabad

      17:20 – 18:50 Breakout Session 2 : Challenges faced by City Bus Services and Roadmap for its Expansion

      Moderator – Mr Abhijit Sarkar, Consultant, Mott MacDonald Pvt Ltd.

      Presenters

      • Mr. Shivayogi Kalasad, Managing Director, Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC)
      • Shri Prasanna Patwardhan, Chairman & Managing Director, Prasanna Purple Mobility Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Pune
      • Mr Arun Bothra, Managing Director, Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), Bhubaneswar
      • Dr Sandeep Gandhi, Principal, SG Architects
      • Prof Paulose Kuriakose, Assistant Professor, SPA, Bhopal

      Rapporteur – Ms Christy Cherrian, Senior Fellow, CEPT Ahmedabad

      17:20 – 18:50 Breakout Session 3: Post Covid Mobility: Strengthening of Walking and Bicycling

      Moderator – Dr Sanjay Gupta, Head of Department (Urban Planning), SPA Delhi

      Presenters

      • Mr. Salil Rai Shrivastava, OSD, Housing & Environment Department, Government of Chhattisgarh
      • Ms Pranjali Deshpande, Consultant, World Bank
      • Mr. Vincent Lichere, Director, SUEZ Consulting Mobilities
      • Mr Sergio Martínez, Undersecretary, Secretariat of Mobility, Bogotá

      Rapporteur – Dr D. Sairam, Assistant Professor, SPA

      17:20 – 18:50 Breakout Session 4: Framework for Transitioning to Electric Buses

      Moderator – Mr Laghu Parashar, Deputy Project Director, SMART-SUT, GIZ

      Presenters

      • Ms C. Shikha, Managing Director, Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC)
      • Mr. Rahul Bagdia, Managing Director, pManifold Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
      • Mr Laghu Parashar, Deputy Project Director, SMART-SUT, GIZ
      • Dr. Ravi Gadepalli, Consultant, World Bank and UITP

      Rapporteur – Dr Bhaskar Gowda, Associate Professor, SPA

      17:20 – 18:50 Breakout Session 5: France Country Session

      Introduction – Special Addresses: H.E. Mr Emmanuel Lenain, Ambassador of France to India

      Session 1: Public Policies and New Technologies Supporting more Virtuous Models

      Keynote address – Mr. Olivier Robinet, Directorate of European and International Affairs, French Ministry for Ecological Transition

      Moderator – Ms Feli Visco, Economic Section, Embassy of France in India

      Panelist

      • Mr. Antoine Herteman, President, AVERE
      • Mr. Pascal Lignères, Director for Strategy & Rail in Asia, Egis
      • Mr. Raghu Rao, Make in India Project Leader, Decathlon Sports India
      • Mr. Benjamin Fouin, Task Team Leader for Urban Transport Projects in South Asia AFD – French Agency for Development

      Session 2: New Strategies and Industrial Partnerships in Mobility Industry
      Moderator – Mr Durlabh Maharishi, Trade Advisor – Industries & Cleantech, Business France

      Panelist

      • Mr. Alain Spohr, Managing Director -India & South Asia, Alstom Transport
      • Dr. Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni, Corporate Vice-President Sustainable Development and External Affairs, Valeo Group
      • Mr. Christophe Gurtner, CEO, Forsee Power
      • Mr. Shan Venkat, CEO, Lumiplan India

      Conclusion - Mr. Daniel Maitre, Minister Counsellor for Economic Affairs, Embassy of France to India

      18:50 – 19:00 Short Break
      19:00 – 20:50 Conclave: Roadmap for Sustainable Mobility during COVID Scenario

      Chairperson - Mr Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India

      Presenter – Mr Amit Bhatt, Director- Integrated Urban Transport, WRI & Ms Jagriti Arora, Project Associate - Integrated Transport, WRI
      Moderator - Dr O.P. Agarwal, CEO, WRI

      Panelist

      • Dr Mangu Singh, Managing Director, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC)
      • Mr Banchhanidhi Pani, Municipal Commissioner, Surat
      • Mr K.R. Jyotilal, Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Government of Kerala
      • Mr Shashi Verma, Director of Strategy and Chief Technology Officer, Transport for London (TfL)
      • Mr Shomik Mehndiratta, Practice Manager for Transport, South Asia, World Bank
      • Mr Jurgen Baumann, Project Director, Smart-SUT, GIZ

       

      Rapporteur – Mr Namit Kumar, Rites

      Valedictory Session

      • Award for Innovation in Urban Transport during COVID-19 by Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India
      • Valedictory Address & launch of UMI 2021 by Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India
      • Vote of Thanks by Shri Jaideep, OSD (UT) & Ex. Officio Joint Secretary, MoHUA

 

 

 

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